Resource Guide for Education

Multidisciplinary database covering social sciences, humanities, education, physical and life sciences, and ethnic studies. To learn how to search Academic Search Premier, check out this interactive tutorial: https://ou-tulsa.libwizard.com/f/searching_academic_search_premier_ou

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ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, is an online library of education research, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Materials indexed include journal articles and research reports (ERIC Documents). Some full text available. To learn how to search ERIC check out this interactive tutorial: https://ou-tulsa.libwizard.com/f/how_to_use_ERIC

Newspapers, magazines, and periodicals of the ethnic, minority, and native press. Some full text available.

Provides a systematic way to evaluate the world's leading science and social science journals with quantifiable statistical information based on citation data. Measures research influence and impact at journal and category levels, and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals.

Provides access to materials in African-American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, General Science, History, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology, Statistics. It is a digitized archive of the backfiles of selected scholarly journals. Full text available.

Mental Measurements Yearbook provides information and reviews about standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas. Tests in Print serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. It includes test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date, and test author.

Indexes literature in education and related fields. Materials indexed include academic journals and professional periodicals. Some full text available.

Covers psychology and related disciplines in the behavioral sciences. Materials indexed include journals, book chapters, books, and dissertations. Some full text available. To learn how to search PsycINFO, check out this interactive tutorial: https://ou-tulsa.libwizard.com/f/psycINFO.

Multidisciplinary index covering topics in the sciences, social sciences and humanities. It is the electronic equivalent of the Arts & Humanities Citation IndexSocial Sciences Citation Index, and Science Citation Index. Some full text available.

Gives readers of research in the social and behavioral sciences an easy-to-use reference work for statistical concepts and methodological terms. also enables people to be informed consumers and critical readers of research works that otherwise might be inaccessible to them. As always, every definition is “nontechnical.” This means that definitions are written in ordinary English whenever possible, and they contain no formulas.

In this second, fully revised edition, the 10 volume Encyclopedia of Language and Education offers the newest developments including two new volumes of research and scholarly content essential to the field of language teaching and learning in the age of globalization. In the selection of topics and contributors, the Encyclopedia reflects the depth of disciplinary knowledge, breadth of interdisciplinary perspective, and diversity of sociogeographic experience in the field. Throughout, there is an inclusion of contributions from non-English speaking and non-western parts of the world, providing truly global coverage.

AERA Open is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

The American Educational Research Journal (AERJ) is the flagship journal of AERA, with articles that advance the empirical, theoretical, and methodological understanding of education and learning. It publishes original peer-reviewed analyses spanning the field of education research across all subfields and disciplines and all levels of analysis, all levels of education throughout the life span and all forms of learning.

Since its inception in 1930, Child Development has been devoted to original contributions on topics in child development from the fetal period through adolescence. It is a vital source of information not only for researchers and theoreticians, but for a broad range of psychiatrists and psychologists, educators, and social workers across the field.

Child Development Perspectives (CDP) was established in 2006, and publishes brief articles on developmental science that are written in accessible language for a wide audience. CDP emphasizes brief, well synthesized reviews of research, but occasionally publishes essays on policy, statistics and methods, and other topics in developmental science.

The Chronicle of Higher Education is a source of news and information for college and university faculty, staff, and administrators. The Chronicle of Higher Education can also be accessed at https://www.chronicle.com/.

Early Childhood Research Quarterly (ECRQ) publishes research on early childhood education and development from birth through 8 years of age. ECRQ publishes predominantly empirical research (quantitative or qualitative methods) on issues of interest to early childhood development, theory, and educational practice.

Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis (EEPA) publishes rigorous, policy-relevant research of interest to those engaged in educational policy analysis, evaluation, and decision making. EEPA is a multidisciplinary journal, and editors consider original research from multiple disciplines, theoretical orientations, and methodologies.

Educational Researcher (ER) publishes scholarly articles that are of general significance to the education research community and that come from a wide range of areas of education research and related disciplines.

Cosponsored by the American Statistical Association, the Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics (JEBS) publishes articles that are original and useful to those applying statistical approaches to problems and issues in educational or behavioral research. Typical papers present new methods of analysis. In addition, critical reviews of current practice, tutorial presentations of less well known methods, and novel applications of already-known methods will be published.

Learning and Instruction provides a platform for the publication of the most advanced scientific research in the areas of learning, development, instruction, and teaching.

Designed to advance educational research, service and leadership, emphasizes issues, trends, policy decisions.

The Review of Educational Research (RER) publishes critical, integrative reviews of research literature bearing on education, including conceptualizations, interpretations, and syntheses of literature and scholarly work in a field broadly relevant to education and educational research.

The Review of Higher Education keeps scholars, academic leaders, and public policymakers abreast of critical issues facing higher education today. Official journal of the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

Review of Research in Education (RRE), published annually, provides a forum for analytic research reviews on selected education topics of significance to the field. Each volume addresses a topic of broad relevance to education and learning, and publishes articles that critically examine diverse literatures and bodies of knowledge across relevant disciplines and fields.

Information about research datasets and instruments/indices employed in Health Services Research., Behavioral and Social Sciences, and Public Health with links to PubMed. Rather than being an archive of datasets and instruments themselves, the HSRR is a searchable online database of records, i.e., categorical descriptions of datasets and instruments.

Mental Measurements Yearbook provides information and reviews about standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas. Tests in Print serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. It includes test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date, and test author.

Provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about each test, its development, and administration. Full text available for some instruments.

Sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research (AHRQ) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NQMC is a searchable public repository and website for information on specific evidence-based health care quality measures and measure sets. NQMC is sponsored by AHRQ to promote widespread access to quality measures by the health care community and other interested individuals.

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